E Forrest Hill Ave / N California Ave median real estate price is $89,476, which is less expensive than 92.0% of Illinois neighborhoods and 95.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
The average rental price in E Forrest Hill Ave / N California Ave is currently $1,307, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 74.1% of Illinois neighborhoods.
E Forrest Hill Ave / N California Ave is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Peoria, Illinois.
E Forrest Hill Ave / N California Ave real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the E Forrest Hill Ave / N California Ave neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.
E Forrest Hill Ave / N California Ave has a 10.9% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 64.0% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are empty.
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.
Astoundingly, the E Forrest Hill Ave / N California Ave neighborhood has one of the highest concentrations of divorcees living here than of any neighborhood, a higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.5% of U.S. neighborhoods. This may be because people living here divorce more often than others, or that divorced people move here after they become divorced. If you are divorced, you will be in good company in this particular Peoria neighborhood.
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the E Forrest Hill Ave / N California Ave neighborhood in Peoria are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 79.9% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 36.1% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 85.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the E Forrest Hill Ave / N California Ave neighborhood, 33.6% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 24.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (21.5%), and 20.3% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
The most common language spoken in the E Forrest Hill Ave / N California Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.0% of households.
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the E Forrest Hill Ave / N California Ave neighborhood in Peoria, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (17.0%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (12.2%), and residents who report Irish roots (9.1%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (5.4%), along with some Swedish ancestry residents (1.6%), among others.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in E Forrest Hill Ave / N California Ave neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (56.1% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (87.6%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (9.3%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.